Heat Stress

By |2019-12-10T18:04:40+00:00December 9th, 2019|blog, Health|

Body temperature is influenced by changes in the environment and physical exertion. Working hard or training outdoors on a hot day has the potential to lead to a dangerous condition called hyperthermia, a condition in which body temperature rises and may lead to injury when the body exceeds 102°F. To [...]

Plyometric Training for school-age youth

By |2019-12-09T15:18:51+00:00December 9th, 2019|blog, Health|

Children and adolescents need to participate regularly in physical activities that enhance and maintain cardiovascular and musculoskeletal health. While boys and girls have traditionally been encouraged to participate in aerobic training and strength building activities, a growing number of children and adolescents are experiencing the benefits of plyometric training. Plyometrics [...]

Never too late to start Training!

By |2019-12-10T18:12:55+00:00December 9th, 2019|blog, Fitness, Group and Personal Training, Health|

Despite the known benefits of physical activity to health and physical function in aging, the proportion of older adults meeting recommended physical activity guideline remains low (27%). One in four individuals ages 65 years and older falls in the United States every year, and falls are the leading cause of [...]

Warm-Up/Cool-Down/Stretch/Recovery

By |2020-07-27T00:43:32+00:00December 9th, 2019|blog, Fitness, Health|

Dynamic Warm-up: A dynamic warm-up is a great way to prime the body for training. Lingering soreness can be alleviated by a dynamic warm-up by encouraging blood flow and movement through a large range of motion. A dynamic warm-up consists of a few minutes of an activity that will elevate [...]

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What is Functional Training?

By |2019-12-09T15:14:11+00:00December 9th, 2019|blog, Fitness, Group and Personal Training, Health|

“Functional training” a tremendous popular term we hear personal trainers throw around in any fitness setting, but just like “core training” the concept of functional training or functional fitness is nothing new. In fact, our early ancestors relied on physical endurance, agility, balance, core strength, proprioceptive awareness, neuromuscular coordination, and [...]